California’s Julie Diane Klein steals $11K from Boy scout troop; embezzles from dentist husband to repay. Sentenced to one day in jail

Julie Diane Klein
Julie Diane Klein

Julie Diane Klein, a former treasurer of a local Boy Scouts troop, pleaded no contest Friday to embezzlement.
Klein was sentenced to a day in jail and three years of probation, according to Kern County Superior Court records.
Klein used her position as treasurer of Boy Scout Troop 80 and bookkeeper for her estranged husband’s dental business to accomplish the thefts, according to reports filed in court by Bakersfield police. Over two years, a total of $11,447 were written out by Klein in checks from the troop’s account to herself or “cash.”

Julie Diane Klein stole from dentist husband’s account

Police say she then tried to pay bills from the overdrawn account by removing funds from her husband’s business account without his permission.

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